Truth & Vengeance

Bryan Stevenson Awtt Portrait

In the late 1960s, when I was a college student, I went to a teach-in at the Brattle Theater just off Harvard Square. It was 1967, I think, in the winter, at night, standing room only. The speakers were activist writer Noam Chomsky from MIT, historian Howard Zinn from BU, and psychologist and writer Dr. […]

Dorothy, Samantha, Claudette, Barbara and Jaysa on the Yellow Brick Road

Samantha Smith Challenge Awtt Portrait

One of the great adventures in literature and myth is that of the Hero’s Journey. A  person – in fairy tales it’s often a young prince, but really anyone – young or old, male or female, LGBTQ, of any race or ethnicity, sets out on a quest. The quest may be to rescue someone in […]

Children as Teachers

ArtRage Shetterly and Students 2

Artist Robert Shetterly reflects on what he learned from the Dr. Weeks Elementary School in Syracuse.

Thoughts after the Symphony

Steven Donziger Awtt Portrait

AWTT Education Director Connie Carter relates a recent AWTT book signing event to he afternoon at the symphony.

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